Biography of Harvey P. Mosher
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Harvey P. Mosher was born in Saratoga Co., N. Y., April 8, 1830, and is a son of James Mosher, also a native of New York, who came to Cass Co., Mich., in 1838, and to this county in 1851, settling on sec. 33. There were only three settlers west of Rouge river at that time. The elder Mr. Mosher worked in the lumber woods winters and cleared land and farmed summers. He was a hard worker, and died April 8, 1876. There were five children, of whom Harvey P. is the second. He was married Aug. 3, 1852, to Miss Esther R. McFall, by whom he has had 13 children, of these eight are living - Lewis P., Lucian M., Emmet A., Hollis E., Chas. L., Edwin, Effle P. and John E.


From:
History of Kent County, Michigan
Chas C. Chapman & Company
Chicago 1881.

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